The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Andrew J. Viterbi
Presidential Chair Professor
University of Southern California
Viterbi School of Engineering
3650 McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles,California 90089 USA
Mathematics and Computer Science
"For his development of the maximum-likelihood algorithm for convolutional coding, known as the Viterbi algorithm, and for his contributions to Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) wireless technology that transformed the theory and practice of digital communications."
Presented by President George W. Bush in the East Room of the White House on September 29, 2008.